My Twenty-five Years in Provence

My Twenty-five Years in Provence

Reflections on Then and Now

Book - 2018
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Twenty-five years ago, Peter Mayle and his wife, Jennie, were rained out of a planned two weeks on the Cô̂te d'Azur. In search of sunlight, they set off for Aix-en-Provence; enchanted by the world and life they found there, they soon decided to uproot their lives in England and settle in Provence. They have never looked back. As Mayle tells us, a cup of cafe might now cost three euros--but that price still buys you a front-row seat to the charming and indelible parade of village life. After the coffee, you might drive to see a lavender field that has bloomed every year for centuries, or stroll through the ancient history that coexists alongside Marseille's metropolitan bustle. Modern life may have seeped into sleepy Provence, but its magic remains.
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2018
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780451494528
0451494520
Characteristics: vi, 179 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 20 cm

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